HAUNTINGS' ANNUAL "DEAD OF WINTER" FESTIVAL
FEBRUARY 6, 2016 FROM NOON TO 4:00 P.M.
AT THE HAUNTED LINCOLN THEATER IN DECATUR, ILLINOIS
HOSTED BY LAURA RICHTER
The Dead of Winter Festival
Returns to Haunted Decatur, Illinois!
Join American Hauntings for one of our oldest events -- first
started back in 1999 -- as we celebrate ghosts, hauntings and
death at the famed Dead of Winter Festival! Come discover the
spirits of the haunted Lincoln Theater in Decatur, Illinois --
one of the most haunted places in America -- and be chilled by
presentations on ghosts, hauntings, spirited locations, and much
more! Meet authors and speakers on strange phenomena, network
with other ghost enthusiasts from all over the Midwest, join us
for an after-hours ghost hunt, have a blast at our first ever
Haunted Trivia Night, sign up to win raffle prizes -- including books; tour passes;
a Ouija table, hand painted by Troy Taylor; tickets
to the 2016 Haunted America Conference; and more! Make this a haunted
weekend you won't soon forget!
The 2016 Festival will be held at the Lincoln Theater in
downtown Decatur, Illinois, located at 141 North Main Street.
From Noon to 4:00 p.m., host Laura Richter will be introducing
a roster of speakers on the supernatural. You'll also be able to
check out the vendor's tables, see the building, join us for
Haunted Trivia Night & More!
Admission to the Daytime Event is FREE, with a
canned or non-perishable item to benefit
Central Illinois Food
Banks. There are nearly 20,000 people in need in
Macon County and 7,000 of them are children. We'll be donating all of
the items collected to a local charity!
Join us for the Free
Daytime Event at the Lincoln Theater
-- One of America's Most Haunted Places!
Our After Hours Ghost Hunt of the theater is
SOLD OUT for 2016, but join us earlier in the
evening for our first ever Trivia Night -- or get on the waiting
list when you arrive for the ghost hunt!
RAFFLE PRIZES FOR THE DEAD OF
Tickets will be available for special prizes at this
year's event, including:
* Unique items
* American Hauntings Shirts
* Autographed Books
* American Hauntings Tour Passes
* Passes to the 2016 Haunted America Conference
* And Much More!
US FOR THE FIRST-EVER AMERICAN HAUNTINGS TRIVIA NIGHT: Hosted by
See Details below on our Ghost and
Horror Trivia Night Party, from 6-8 PM after the Dead of Winter
daytime Festival! Win cash and help benefit the restoration of
the Lincoln Theater!
Put a Team Together or Play on Your own! See Details below!
Troy is the owner of American Hauntings and the author of nearly
120 books on ghosts, hauntings and the unexplained in American
For this year's event, Troy will be offering a chilling
(literally!) look at DEAD OF WINTER SPIRITS, a
combination of hauntings, murder and crime and the lingering
ghosts of the winter season. From vanished victims to
kidnapping, murder, horror and death and the ghosts that were
left behind, it's going to be a dark look at the hauntings of
the cold weather months. It's going to be hard to shake the cold
chills after this one!
||Chris is an
internationally known psychic, speaker, publisher, and
television personality who has appeared in scores of television
broadcasts and series like Dead Famous, Psychic
Kids, Ghost Hunters, Ghost Adventures, Paranormal Challenge, The
Haunted, and More! In addition to being one of the
nicest guys in the business, he has experience with the
paranormal dating back 40 years, when he grew up in a haunted
house! Chris also created "Unknown" Magazine, one of the first
paranormal magazines in the 1990s and has contributed to the
field by fine-tuning spirit communications and co-creating the
acclaimed Spirit Box B-SB 7.
We're thrilled to have Chris at this year's Dead of Winter
Event, where he'll be presenting GHOSTS, which
incorporates his own personal experiences from childhood to his
adult life, including some of the best evidence he's collected
of the afterlife -- find out what ghosts really are and why them
remain among us!
|Jim Willis has
been chasing all things strange and spooky for the last 30
years, most recently with Ghosts of Ohio. When he
wasn't tracking down all manner of ghosts, phantoms, and
monsters, he has found the time to author a number of books on
the region, including Weird Ohio, Weird Indiana, Big Book of
Ohio Ghost Stories, Haunted Indiana and his latest title,
Ohio's Historic Haunts!
At this year's Dead of Winter, Jim will be presenting the
GHOSTS OF OHIO, an eerie look at some of his
favorite haunted places and the true stores that lurk behind the
spooky legends and strange tales -- it's going to be a haunting
collection of dark tales for a cold winter's day!
Adam is the founder of New Age Paranormal and a
long-time guide for the Haunted Decatur Tours, which started in
1994. He is also the Vice President of the Board for the
historic Lincoln Square Theater and has done more than anyone to
re-launch the theater and continue it on its road to its former
Adam will be kicking off the Dead of Winter Festival with
LINCOLN THEATER HISTORY & HAUNTINGS, a look
back at the long history of the old vaudeville house and its
current reputation as "One of the Most Terrifying Places in
AFTER HOURS GHOST HUNT FOR
THE DEAD OF WINTER FESTIVAL | 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Join us for an After-Hours search for
the lingering spirits of one of America's Most Haunted places!
Are you brave enough to spend a cold winter's night with the
ghosts that lurk in the theater's darkest corners?
AMERICAN HAUNTINGS' HAUNTED TRIVIA NIGHT!
Join us After Hours of the Dead of Winter Festival for
our first-ever Haunted Trivia Night, on the stage of the
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | $10 PER PERSON
Proceeds to benefit the Lincoln Theater
Put together your own team (or join into another team)
of 6-8 people and answer trivia questions on ghost and
horror-related topics. Food, drink and snacks are
welcome and everyone who signs up in advance will
receive an attendance prize from American Hauntings!
50/50 winnings with half going to the theater's
All entry fees will be collected on the day of the
GET REGISTERED NOW:
TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT!
Haunted Trivia Night
Hosted by Author Luke Naliborski!
Email Luke to reserve your table spot (team or
individual) for Haunted Trivia Night! Win cash and
benefit the theater!